Week Four: Forgive & ForgetOctober 25, 2020 / Vaughn Forest Church
Lie for today: Forgive & Forget is what God has us to do.
(1) Followers of are called to forgive like God forgives.
“And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” – Matthew 6:12
“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” – Ephesians 4:32
“Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.” – Colossians 3:13
(2) We think that when God forgives, He .
“As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.” – Psalm 103:12
“For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.” – Jeremiah 31:34:
“For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.” – Hebrews 8:12
“I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more.” – Isaiah 43:25
(3) Remember No More ≠
(4) Forgiveness is not optional. the relationship is.
“If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” – Romans 12:18
(5) Leave room for God’s .
Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord. – Romans 12:19